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Japan to ban government use of Huawei, ZTE products – reports

Dec 07, 2018 - 2:38 PM

The Japanese government plans to revise internal procurement rules to exclude products made by Huawei and ZTE as early as on Monday, December 10


China's Huawei, ZTE blocked from Australia's 5G network

Aug 23, 2018 - 11:15 AM

(UPDATED) The 'involvement of vendors who are likely to be subject to extrajudicial directions from a foreign government that conflict with Australian law' poses a security risk, says the federal government


U.S. Senate Republicans drop bid to block Trump's ZTE deal

Jul 21, 2018 - 11:56 AM

Senators who pushed hard for tougher sanctions criticize Senate Republicans for agreeing to keep the watered-down version

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U.S. Senate votes to reimpose ban on China's ZTE, shares plunge

Jun 19, 2018 - 3:00 PM

A Senate measure proposes an outright ban on the government buying products and services from ZTE and another Chinese telecoms firm, Huawei

ZTE petitions U.S. government to lift sanctions

May 07, 2018 - 12:30 PM

The telecom equipment and handset maker in a filing on Sunday, May 6, says it has submitted a request to the US commerce department for a stay of the export ban, along with supplemental information

China's ZTE halts share trading following U.S. export ban

Apr 17, 2018 - 12:59 PM

In a statement on its web site, ZTE says it is 'assessing the possible impact of the incident'

Malacañang on MRT, Santiago firing, Charles Manson dies | Evening wRap

Nov 20, 2017 - 7:31 PM

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De Lima seeks probe into alleged corruption in DICT project

Oct 05, 2017 - 1:35 PM

'Allegations of corruption and interference are too significant to ignore, especially in the midst of the most ambitious government information technology (IT) project in history,' says Senator Leila de Lima

PROBE. Senator Leila de Lima seeks a Senate probe into the alleged political interference and corruption in the Department of Information and Communications Technology. Photo from the DICT Facebook page

LOOK: The phones revealed at the Mobile World Congress 2017 so far

Feb 27, 2017 - 11:57 PM

Here s a list of the new phones unveiled after the first day of the world s biggest annual phone expo in Spain

XA1. Photo from Sony

Avoid mistakes of past China deals, incoming PH envoy says

Dec 06, 2016 - 5:55 PM

It s going to be quite a challenge incoming Philippine ambassador to China Chito Santa Romana tells the Commission on Appointments

INCOMING ENVOY. Incoming Philippine Ambassador to China Chito Santa Romana says Manila should avoid its mistakes in past deals with Beijing. Photo by Paterno Esmaquel II/Rappler

Graft cases vs Arroyo over NBN-ZTE deal junked

Sep 16, 2016 - 7:06 PM

UPDATED The Sandiganbayan rules that the evidence presented by the prosecution ‘did not sufficiently prove’ that the former president benefitted from the alleged overpriced deal

BLOOMING. House Deputy Speaker and Pampanga Fourth District Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo answers questions about her healthy appearance which became noticeable two months after her hospital arrest.

Jokowi on Mary Jane, war on drugs, Milky Way | 6PM wRap

Sep 14, 2016 - 7:17 PM

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Sandiganbayan dismisses graft case vs Romulo Neri over NBN-ZTE deal

Sep 14, 2016 - 2:49 PM

We find the evidence of the prosecution insufficient to sustain the charges or justify a verdict of guilt says the anti graft court Sandiganbayan s 5th Division

NOT GUILTY. Former NEDA chief Romulo Neri is cleared of graft charges by the anti-graft court Sandiganbayan. File photo by AFP

Whistleblower Jun Lozada guilty of graft

Aug 23, 2016 - 10:31 AM

The anti graft court Sandiganbayan s 4th Division has sentenced NBN ZTE deal whistleblower Jun Lozada and his brother to 6 to 10 years in prison

GUILTY. Whistleblower Jun Lozada, who exposed the controversial NBN-ZTE deal with China in the Arroyo administration, posting bail for his temporary liberty at the Sandiganbayan on August 23, 2016. Photo by Joel Liporada/Rappler

Court acquits ex-Comelec chair Abalos in NBN-ZTE case

May 11, 2016 - 10:02 AM

The anti graft court Sandiganbayan says prosecutors failed to provide sufficient proof that Benjamin Abalos had brokered the deal for a fee

Former Commission on Elections chief Benjamin Abalos. Rappler file photo

China's ZTE executives to step down amid US sanctions row – report

Apr 03, 2016 - 3:01 PM

ZTE is China s second biggest telecoms equipment maker with customers in more than 160 countries

ZTE. The company logo at the ZTE stand at the CeBIT computing and IT trade fair in Hanover, Germany, March 16, 2015. File photo Mauritz Antin/EPA

China hits out at US restrictions on telecom giant ZTE

Mar 08, 2016 - 2:29 PM

China criticizes a move by Washington to slap restrictions on ZTE for violating US trade sanctions on Iran

The company logo at the ZTE stand at the CeBIT computing and IT trade fair in Hanover, Germany, March 16, 2015. Mauritz Antin/EPA

Globe CEO on Telstra: I'm not scared of ghosts

Nov 05, 2015 - 8:00 PM

Anyone who comes in is a threat; but I m not going to react to a threat that s not real Sign the contract and we’ll play Globe s Ernest Cu on possible Telstra San Miguel entry

SECURE THE DEAL FIRST. Ernest Cu says Globe will only consider the possible entry of Telstra-San Miguel in its game plan once the deal is signed. Photo from Globe Telecom

TechRap gift guide: budget smartphones

Dec 16, 2014 - 5:28 PM

Need gift ideas? We have a rundown of budget smartphones that could just what you re looking for

Mayor Binay to seek SC 'injunction or TRO' vs Makati probe

Oct 08, 2014 - 3:23 PM

Makati Mayor Erwin Jejomar Binay Jr will file the petition before the Supreme Court this week says his counsel Claro Certeza

OFF TO THE HIGH COURT: Lawyer Claro Certeza

Belmonte to court: Arroyo suspension in House agenda

Oct 03, 2014 - 1:25 PM

The matter can only be tackled when Congress ends its 3 week break on October 20

Court asks House Speaker: Have you suspended Arroyo?

Sep 15, 2014 - 4:23 PM

The anti graft court says the suspension of former President Arroyo for 90 days has attained finality but the House has argued only the chamber can suspend its members

Anti-graft court allows Mike Arroyo to leave PH

Aug 22, 2014 - 10:34 AM

UPDATED The Sandiganbayan s Fifth Division has granted the former First Gentleman s request to go on a European trip with his family from September 21 to October 10

Court orders suspension of Gloria Arroyo as Pampanga solon

Jul 01, 2014 - 4:34 PM

UPDATED The order for a 90 day suspension is based on the graft charges filed against the former president Arroyo in connection with the botched NBN ZTE deal

DEACTIVATED. Former president Gloria Macapagal Arroyo has been deactivated as a registered voter in Lubao, Pampanga for failing to vote for the past 2 elections. File photo by Ted Aljibe/AFP

CA affirms guilty verdict on Neri in NBN-ZTE deal

May 12, 2014 - 5:14 PM

CA justices uphold their 2013 decision that the Ombudsman was right when it rendered its guilty verdict on Neri

Abalos conviction in NBN-ZTE case sought

Apr 14, 2014 - 6:36 PM

Prosecutors have completed presentation of evidence against former elections chief Benjamin Abalos who s charged for getting commission for facilitating the botched contract

Former Commission on Elections chief Benjamin Abalos. Rappler file photo

Highlights: Gloria Arroyo in 2013

Apr 05, 2014 - 2:52 PM

In 2013 the former president is reelected congresswoman charged with a new plunder case and weakened by health problems

EMBATTLED. Former president Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo continued to face court cases and health problems in 2013. File photo by Ted Aljibe/AFP

TechRap: Mobile World Congress 2014 roundup

Mar 03, 2014 - 12:13 PM

Highlights from Mobile World Congress From a 25 smartphone running FireFox OS To the latest 800 smartphones from Sony and Samsung

Can ZTE go sub-$50 with Open C and Open II Firefox phones?

Feb 26, 2014 - 6:34 PM

ZTE goes after emerging markets with the release of these two budget smartphones that run the latest version of FireFox OS

ZTE unleashes massive Grand Memo II LTE

Feb 26, 2014 - 3:53 PM

ZTE updates its Grand Memo phablet with a 6 inch display and ultra thin 7 1mm form factor

Mobile World Congress 2014: What to expect?

Feb 24, 2014 - 6:07 AM

The world s largest mobile tech show takes place in Barcelona from February 24 27 Here s what to expect

ZTE's modular smartphone let's you mix & match components

Jan 11, 2014 - 11:11 PM

ZTE shows off a modular concept smartphone at CES 2014 that allows you to mix and match parts

ZTE gets competitive with impressive smartphone lineup

Jan 11, 2014 - 11:18 AM

China based ZTE plans to make a dent in smartphone space with release of impressively specced smartphone lineup

Samsung extends smartphone lead over Apple: survey

Oct 29, 2013 - 10:05 PM

A survey shows Samsung widened its lead over Apple in the global smartphone market for the 3rd quarter of 2013

WIDENING LEAD. A survey shows Samsung widens its lead over Apple in the global smartphone market for the 3rd quarter of 2013. File image from Samsung Tomorrow website

Remember Neri? Guilty of 'simple misconduct'

Jul 15, 2013 - 5:59 PM

The Court of Appeals upholds an earlier Ombudsman decision against Romulo Neri

Jun Lozada: Why is Arroyo's man still in power?

Apr 06, 2013 - 10:52 PM

Lozada explains the ties that bind his accuser to President Aquino

TechRap: Highlights from Mobile World Congress 2013

Mar 03, 2013 - 9:22 PM

At the Mobile World Congress 2013 in Barcelona was all about size new operating systems we take you through all the highlights We also get our hands on the newly released Samsung Galaxy Note 8 How does it compare with the iPad mini?

Philippines first to get Firefox OS smartphones

Feb 25, 2013 - 2:05 AM

The Philippines will be one of the first contries in the world to get the first smartphone that runs the newly announced Firefox OS the world’s first fully open open mobile platform

Jun Lozada hiding with nuns

Feb 06, 2013 - 10:21 PM

UPDATED Lozada claims his former enemies are taking advantage of the possible arrest warrant issued against him

HIDING AGAIN. File photo of Rodolfo "Jun" Lozada addressing students at Miriam College in Manila on March 4, 2008. AFP PHOTO/ROMEO GACAD

Politics not basis for economic decisions: Aquino

Jan 29, 2013 - 1:34 PM

UPDATED Political convenience does not influence economic decisions under the Aquino administration the president says

DON'T MIX. President Aquino graces the 40th anniversary of Neda, the 3rd president after his mother and Fidel Ramos to ever visit the agency. Politics has no place in Neda's decisions to approve projects, he says. Photo by Malacañang bureau.

Sandiganbayan junks Arroyo plea to drop ZTE case

Jan 08, 2013 - 7:06 PM

The Sandiganbayan rejects the Arroyos motion to drop the plunder case over the botched NBN ZTE deal

CASE PROCEEDS. The Sandiganbayan rejects the Arroyos' motion to quash the plunder case against them over the botched NBN-ZTE deal. File photo.

China rejects US claims over telecom firms

Oct 10, 2012 - 12:12 PM

A US Congressional report that warns two Chinese telecom companies pose a national security risk and should face restrictions in the US market is groundless China has said

This file picture taken on June 19, 2012 shows visitors gathering at the Huawei booth during the CommunicAsia telecom expo and conference in Singapore. AFP PHOTO / FILES / ROSLAN RAHMAN

China warns of 'prejudice' in US telecom report

Oct 08, 2012 - 5:21 PM

Beijing on Monday October 8 urged Washington to set aside prejudices after a draft Congressional report said Chinese telecom firms Huawei and ZTE were security threats that should be banned from business in the US

This file picture taken on June 19, 2012 shows visitors gathering at the Huawei booth during the CommunicAsia telecom expo and conference in Singapore. AFP PHOTO / FILES / ROSLAN RAHMAN

China telecom giants Huawei, ZTE threaten US: Congress panel

Oct 08, 2012 - 10:20 AM

A draft of a report by the House Intelligence Committee obtained Sunday October 7 by AFP said the two firms cannot be trusted to be free of influence from Beijing and could be used to undermine US security

This file picture taken on June 19, 2012 shows visitors gathering at the Huawei booth during the CommunicAsia telecom expo and conference in Singapore. AFP PHOTO / FILES / ROSLAN RAHMAN

Neri refuses to testify vs Arroyo

Sep 25, 2012 - 4:57 PM

Romulo Neri insists on his constitutional right to remain silent

Abalos rejects evidence against him

Sep 19, 2012 - 6:14 PM

Former COMELEC chief Benjamin Abalos rejects part of the government evidence presented against him in the the NBN ZTE graft case

Jun Lozada barred from leaving country

Aug 22, 2012 - 2:41 PM

Lozada is facing graft charges for his alleged corrupt practices when he was still president of Philippine Forest Corp in 2007 2008

Jun Lozada charged with graft

Aug 15, 2012 - 11:45 AM

NBN ZTE whistle blower Jun Lozada is charged with graft before the Sandiganbayan

File photo of Rodolfo "Jun" Lozada addressing students at Miriam College in Manila on March 4, 2008. AFP PHOTO/ROMEO GACAD

Angat aqueduct: rare success in China-funded infra projects in PH

Jul 16, 2012 - 2:03 PM

Amid sea disputes and after the controversial ZTE and Northrail projects the Philippines and China are working together on a water infrastructure project which involves the firm behind the world s biggest hydropower project

Arroyo skipping ZTE graft hearings

Jun 19, 2012 - 11:34 PM

Former President Arroyo submits to the Sandiganbayan a waiver on her appearance in the trial of her graft case